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File #: 20-0918    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/8/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 126-2020, which approves and authorizes the Chair to sign the Fifth Amendment to the Solid Waste Services Franchise Agreement for Waste Connections of California, Inc., doing business as El Dorado Disposal Service, requiring the use of compostable green waste bags, modifying language related to collection of green waste, community cleanup events, and increasing the surcharge remitted to the County on all tons of landfilled solid waste. (Cont. 8/4/2020, Item 39) FUNDING: User and Franchise Fees.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Routing Sheet-Fifth Amendment, 2. B - El Dorado Disposal Fifth Amendment Recommended-EDD Signed, 3. C - El Dorado Disposal Fifth Amendment-Option A, 4. D - El Dorado Disposal Fifth Amendment-Option B, 5. E - Resolution XXX-2020-Authorizing El Dorado Disposal Fifth Amendment, 6. F - 2014 Franchise Agreement (10-21-14), 7. G - Executed 1st Amendment (8-18-15), 8. H - Executed 2nd Amendment (8-18-15), 9. I - Executed 3rd Amendment (12-12-17), 10. J - Executed 4th Amendment (11-13-18), 11. K - Ordinance 4319 (2-8-94), 12. L - Resolution 144-96 (6/18/96), 13. M - Resolution 250-88 (7/26/88), 14. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 8-3-20, 15. Executed Resolution 126-2020, 16. Executed 5th Amendment
Related files: 18-1693, 15-0632, 15-0905, 14-1047, 20-0919
Title
Environmental Management Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 126-2020, which approves and authorizes the Chair to sign the Fifth Amendment to the Solid Waste Services Franchise Agreement for Waste Connections of California, Inc., doing business as El Dorado Disposal Service, requiring the use of compostable green waste bags, modifying language related to collection of green waste, community cleanup events, and increasing the surcharge remitted to the County on all tons of landfilled solid waste. (Cont. 8/4/2020, Item 39)

FUNDING: User and Franchise Fees.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
El Dorado Disposal Service (El Dorado Disposal) is requesting the Board of Supervisors (Board) consider multiple changes to the current Solid Waste Services Franchise Agreement (Franchise Agreement) related to the elimination of non-compostable plastic bags for disposal of green waste, community cleanup events, and curbside green waste special pickups. Environmental Management is requesting the Board consider increasing the current surcharge on all landfilled solid waste that is paid by El Dorado Disposal to the County to fund Environmental Management’s solid waste programs, including the ongoing operation, maintenance and monitoring of the Union Mine Landfill.

Green Waste
The Franchise Agreement (Attachment F) consists of three distinct service areas on the Western Slope of the County: Area A, the original service area; Area B, the former Amador Disposal service area in South County; and Area C, the former Sierra Disposal service area in North County. Curbside green waste cart collection service is currently provided in all of Area A and in the Grizzly Flats community of Area B on a seasonal basis. In Area A only, customers also receive two curbside pickups of green waste, one in the spring and one in the fall. Green waste must be properly bagged or bundled for pickup during these events.

The Franchise Agreement furthe...

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